Monday, January 5, 2009

Good News Stories for Jan. 5, 2009 from Mary Beth

The Gospel at Gunpoint: The Power of Faith

Click here to learn how Christians can make a difference in the lives of those on the wrong side of the law.

Americans with Disabilities Act now applies to more people

"Watch for more lawsuits alleging discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act now that a new law amending the ADA has gone into effect as of Jan. 1. Over the last decade, the Supreme Court had substantially narrowed the number of people eligible for legal protection under the act. The new statute, passed by Congress and signed into law this fall, affirms a broader definition of disability."

Read more about this decision here .

Economy won't damp innovation at gadget show

The recession figures to tone down the flashiness of this week's International Consumer Electronics Show , but the lineup of innovative products likely will measure up to those of past years.

The party's just begun

Christmas is over, the New Year has been rung in, and the rest of the country has wrapped itself in the post-holiday doldrums. It's a mixture of depression and relief that those of us who live in the New Orleans area can only imagine.

Here, there's no such thing as a January slump. There's only a day or two to catch our breath before Carnival season begins on Twelfth Night -- tomorrow.

Read more about the way New Orleans deals with winter here.

And take a moment to reflect on your own good news!

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